Media releases

Press release 3 March: Lithium-ion batteries offer an electrifying opportunity for South Africa

Copies of the research report and policy brief on Opportunities to develop the lithium-ion battery value chain in South Africa available here

Press release 24 February 2020: We need a different approach - TIPS response to the 2021 budget

Press release 23 February 2021: Green hydrogen - potential new export for South Africa

A copy of the research report Green hydrogen: A potential export commodity in a new global marketplace is available here

Press release 17 February 2021: Building blocks for a just transition in place

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking cross-cutting interventions is available here

Press release 15 February 2021: Promoting green entrepreneurship - what are the stumbling blocks?

For more information about the Green Entrepreneur Research Survey go to online survey

Press release 8 February 2021: SA exports on the up

A copy of the TIPS Export Tracker Q3 2020 is available here

Press release 10 December 2020: Second wave and cuts to COVID-19 relief are main threats to economic recovery

A copy of The Real Economy Bulletin Q3 2020 is available here

Press release 3 December: Financing a just transition requires a rethink of financing mechanisms

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking financial options is available here

Press release 17 November 2020: A long road to transition to a green economy

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking the energy-level impacts is available here 

Press release 3 November 2020:  Exploring measures to reduce the impact of climate change on the SA economy

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking the ground-level impacts in the coal value chain is available here

Press release 27 October 2020: Government moves to strengthen its industrial capacity by boosting the ferrochrome industry 

A copy of the policy brief A chrome export tax: An important intervention to support industrial development in South Africa is available here.

Press release 6 October 2020: Growth in SA exports to China

A copy of the TIPS Export Tracker Q2 2020 is available here.

Press release 10 September 2020: Data shows significant recovery from April downturn in GDP

A copy of The Real Economy Bulletin Q2 2020 is available here.